This alert gives notice to retail stores operating in the 1st District (Central) of burglary related incidents that have occurred during the month of December. The offender forced his way into a retail store by breaching the revolving door. Once inside, the offender took as many articles of clothing as he was able to carry.
This alert gives notice to a recent Attempt Kidnapping that occurred in the 8700 block of S. Princeton Ave. within the boundaries of the 6th District (Gresham) on Beat 634. In this incident, the juvenile victim was retrieving a newspaper, near his front door, when the offender approached from behind, put a hand over the victim’s mouth, and stated “You’re coming with me”. The victim was able to fend off the aggressor who then fled on foot.
Numerous catalytic converter thefts have been occurring throughout Chicago and the 16th District. After a catalytic converter has been removed, the vehicle will sound loud and “gravelly” when started. Catalytic converter thefts typically occur at night or during very early morning hours and when vehicles are parked for prolonged periods in areas accessible to thieves. In these incidents, an unknown offender(s) cut and removed the catalytic converter from vehicles.
This alert gives notice to seven recent residential burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 6th District (Gresham) in the Chatham neighborhood. In these cases, an unknown offender entered the apartments and removed televisions and other electronics from within. The offender made entry by kicking in a door. Incidents occurred in the daytime while residents were at work. The area targeted is between the 7900-8300 blocks of Cottage Grove Ave. to Greenwood Ave.
This alert gives notice to the residents and restaurant business owners in the 5th District of recent robberies/thefts of food delivery drivers that have occurred particularly on Beat 533. In these incidents, the unknown offender(s) called for food delivery and when the delivery person arrived, one to three offenders snatched the victim’s cell phone and money and fled or battered the victim and took his property.
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 9th District (Deering) of burglary related incidents which have occurred during the month of November. In these incidents, the offender threw an object through the businesses’ window/door and entered, at which point the offender then took televisions from the establishments.
On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a 13-year-old female victim was walking in the 8300 block of South Kolin Ave., when two unknown males exited a red or maroon colored work van and attempted to abduct her. The victim was able to flee from the offenders and notify police.
Area Central Detectives are seeking help from the community in identifying the above suspect responsible for a strong-arm robbery incident which occurred on November 14, 2018, at approximately 7:10 p.m. on the CTA Blue line train located at 502 N Milwaukee Ave. The victim was on the train when she was approached by the offender who forcefully took the victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the train
Area Central Detectives are seeking help from the community in identifying the above suspect responsible for a Robbery which occurred on September 6, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m., at the CTA Blue line platform located at 150 W. Congress Pkwy. The victim while waiting for the train to arrive was approached by the offender who took the victim’s property from her hand by force and fled the platform.